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At Proton, we’re always working on new and innovative ways to protect the privacy and data of the Proton community. Sometimes that means developing entirely new services, like our Proton Sentinel program, which combines AI and human security analysts
How to unsend an email in Gmail, Outlook, Proton Mail, and Apple Mail
“Undo Send” gives you a chance to stop an erroneous message you’ve just sent. We’ve all done it. You hit Send on an email only to spot you’ve misspelled someone’s name, forgotten an attachment, or accidentally sent a cringing joke to half your conta
Google has already taken privacy washing to the extreme by trying to brand itself as “privacy focused”, even though its business model is based on surveillance.  Lately, the company’s marketing strategy has turned toward outright Orwellian doublespe

At Proton, we’re always working on new and innovative ways to protect the privacy and data of the Proton community. Sometimes that means developing entirely new services, like our Proton Sentinel program, which combines AI and human security analysts
In June 2023, we were excited to launch Proton Pass, our identity manager and one of the most requested services from our community.  But launching Proton Pass was only the first step on our long journey, and we know the only way forward is to take
Today, we are making the Proton Sentinel high-security program available to anyone who wants the highest level of account security protection and support. If you are subscribed to a Proton Visionary, Lifetime, Family, Unlimited, or Business plan, yo

In the first seven months of 2023, Big Tech companies have been fined nearly $2.34 billion for privacy violations and abusing their monopoly power. Since the European Union introduced the GDPR in 2018, these companies have been fined upwards of $7 bi
Starting last year, Google began to increase the number of ads displayed in Gmail. It started with more ads in the Promotions tab on mobile. And now it has grown to include advertising messages between regular emails on Gmail’s desktop site. Gmail u
The biggest tech companies in the world are quietly lobbying the governments of 14 countries to grant them legal protection from any regulatory oversight. Few people are aware of Big Tech’s plans, shrouded in the secrecy of trade negotiations for th

How to unsend an email in Gmail, Outlook, Proton Mail, and Apple Mail
“Undo Send” gives you a chance to stop an erroneous message you’ve just sent. We’ve all done it. You hit Send on an email only to spot you’ve misspelled someone’s name, forgotten an attachment, or accidentally sent a cringing joke to half your conta
What is email spoofing?
Email spoofing is a technique attackers use to make a message appear to be from a legitimate sender — a common trick in phishing and spam emails. Learn how spoofing works, how to identify spoofed messages, and how to protect yourself from spoofing a
If you’re switching from an iPhone to an Android phone, you’ll want to transfer all your data to your new device. Google, Samsung, and other Android-based smartphone companies try to make it easy for you to switch.  Android offers two main ways to t

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Google has already taken privacy washing to the extreme by trying to brand itself as “privacy focused”, even though its business model is based on surveillance.  Lately, the company’s marketing strategy has turned toward outright Orwellian doublespe
Google Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser by far, with over 3 billion users. Its built-in password manager, Google Password Manager, is its default software to create and store passwords for websites and services. Although convenient for
OpenPGP, the standard defining how to encrypt and sign messages using PGP, the most widely used email encryption format, received a major upgrade, introducing various security improvements and more modern cryptographic algorithms. PGP has been used

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